The idea of summer school sounds like a life sentence to many third grade students, but what if that was the answer to America’s illiteracy issues? In this recent Huffington Post article, Julie Carr Smyth explores the positive and negative implications of the latest Third Grade Reading Guarantee program.
The secret element to the perfect college applicant has finally been revealed, and believe it or not, it’s not a straight-A report card.
Former Principal of the Year Joanne Yatvin offers an insightful perspective on one of the major academic debates in America in a recent article released by the Washington Post.
Amid the speculation that younger generations read less than the older population, I was surprised to find very little truth supporting these rumors. The thought that reading levels among young children has dropped because of technology was proven false by a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.
As the grandchild of a college English professor and the daughter of an English teacher, I had very little room to argue over which books I liked and which books were a bit more lucrative and would further my education. The shelf life of my Captain Underpants series was considerably short-lived